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2021 Online Alumni CPD Course: Participants

This online course on NEW DEVELOPMENTS AND EMERGING ISSUES IN OCEAN GOVERNANCE is being offered by IOI-Canada and IOI-Southern Africa as part of the institute's commitment to Continuing Professional Development. The participants are therefore all alumni of previous IOI training programmes held since 2000 in seven different locations across the network: Brazil, Canada, China, Malta, South Africa, Thailand and Turkmenistan.

Drawn from a variety of backgrounds, they are mainly marine professionals with a broad range of education and work experience. These include, inter alia, academia, aquaculture, blue economy/economics, climate change, coastal communities, coastal zone management, environmental journalism, environmental management, fisheries, foreign/international affairs, geodesy, human rights, indigenous voices, law, marine biology, marine pollution, maritime delimitation, maritime safety, marine spatial planning, oceanography and policy research.

The 12 men and 12 women represent 24 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, North and South America and the South Pacific and span time zones from GMT-7 to GMT+11 which will be impressive for live sessions! More specifically, they come from: Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Chile, DR Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Nigeria, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Vanuatu.

Last updated: 24th September 2021